MI: Training exercise conducted in Benzie County

BENZIE COUNTY, Mich. — A host of emergency service organizations and volunteers worked together on Saturday during a search and rescue exercise.

Just over 70 people participated in the exercise, which was put on by the Benzie County Office of Emergency Management and the National Park Service. Department of Natural Resource officers, members of the Michigan State Police, Benzie County Sheriff’s Office, Benzie County Emergency Medical Services and volunteers from the public all took part in the exercise.

The exercise, which simulated children lost near the Platte River Campground, began with much organization at the Benzie County Government Center.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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